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Inversion Rated PG

Inversion

Dir. Behnam Behzadi. Iran, 2016. 1h 25m. Persian/subs. Starring Alireza Aghakhani, Sahar Dolatshahi, Roya Javidnia, Ali Mosaffa, Setareh Pesyani.

A young women rails against her family after being told she must leave Tehran due to the increasing levels of air pollution affecting her mother’s health. A quietly compelling Iranian drama about a woman who is not as liberated as she thinks she is.

‘Like Asghar Farhadi's acclaimed recent movies, this is a story about middle-class Tehran and the layers of conflict that evolve out of seemingly ordinary circumstances.’ ★★★★ Trevor Johnston, Time Out

'A thoughtful meditation on female agency in contemporary Tehran.’ ★★★★ Amy Bowker, Little White Lies


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